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The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6NH


All about Pet Food

The PFMA is the leading trade body for the UK pet food industry and our 100 members account for over 90% of the market.

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At the PFMA we focus on providing pet owners and professionals with information on wet, dry and raw prepared pet food and good nutrition.  Whether you are a pet owner or work with pets, we have toolkits to make it easy to implement healthy feeding regimes. Most of our articles are split by pet type but we also have a section dedicated to more technical subjects so click on the relevant box below.

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Ensuring safe, nutritious pet foods during Brexit

PFMA and our members are working across the pet food supply chain to ensure everybody continues to have access to safe and quality pet foods that meet the nutritional needs of our nation's pets during this challenging period following Brexit.

For the latest updates and guidance, please visit our Newsroom: Latest News

The PFMA team are supporting members throughout the challenges facing the industry due to Brexit. Please visit our Brexit Page.

50 Years of PFMA

In celebration of PFMA's 50th birthday we have launched a new short film showcasing the continuing role of PFMA in the pet food industry.


Top Ten Pets 2021

Brexit & PFMA

Insect-Based Ingredients In Pet Food factsheet

Why choose a PFMA member?

Webinar Series

Market Data Report 2020

Latest News & Blogs

PFMA releases latest Pet Population Data

3.2m UK homes have a pandemic pet with 38% admitting it’s just like having a new baby

PFMA reassures the nation there is a good supply of pet food

PFMA is aware that some retailers are currently experiencing shortages of pet food pouches due to unprecedented demand. However, we would like to reassure pet owners there is a good supply of pet food in all other formats across the brands.

UK pet food industry struggling to export to the EU

PFMA, the representative body for the UK pet food industry, has raised alarm bells over the severe challenges faced by pet food businesses exporting to the EU.

PFMA comments on Exeter University study looking at cat predation

PFMA is aware of the recent study from Exeter University that focuses on cat predation and the role of specific interventions including play and diet in limiting this natural behaviour. As an organisation committed to the well-being of all animals, including the wildlife population and biodiversity, we welcome research in this area.

Popular Articles

Codes Of Practice

The latest news on guidelines for the manufacture of raw pet food in the UK.
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PFMA’s fact sheet helps deciper the wealth of information on pet food labels.
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Brexit & PFMA

In March 2017 PFMA published a Brexit Manifesto setting out our two-stage requirements for the process of managing the UK’s exit from the EU, including our specific priorities. In 2020 we have launched our Brexit Trade Paper.
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